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2018 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2018 GMC Acadia Review

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Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Chevrolet Traverse than the GMC Acadia. The Chevrolet Traverse offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the GMC Acadia, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Traverse requires fewer stops at the gas station than the GMC Acadia, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Traverse will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Acadia. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Chevrolet Traverse and the GMC Acadia have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Traverse is much wider than the GMC Acadia, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Traverse, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the GMC Acadia.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Traverse does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the GMC Acadia.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Traverse is clearly the choice over the GMC Acadia for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Traverse and the GMC Acadia.

Utility
The Chevrolet Traverse offers greater seating capacity than the GMC Acadia, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Traverse comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Acadia.

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2018 Chevrolet
Traverse

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MSRP*: $29,930 - $52,050

2018 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*: $29,020 - $47,020
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City MPG: 17 - 18 17 - 21
Highway MPG: 25 - 27 25 - 26
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $29,780 - $49,448 $28,875 - $44,669

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.